The International Game Development Association (IGDA) has announced it is holding the 2016 Game Developers Choice Awards, which will be held in the UK on January 26.
The IGA says the winners will be announced at a ceremony at the London Science Museum on January 25.
The award shows the games industry how to improve and grow its brand, which is critical to its ability to attract more and more gamers and developers to its platform.
“The IGE is proud to announce the winners of the 2016 GDC Awards, including a new award for Game Design,” said Paul O’Connell, president of the IGA.
“This is a truly exciting time for the game industry as it has a chance to make a huge impact on the future of gaming and inspire innovation in the games we play and create.”
“As we look ahead to the future, we want to encourage our industry members to continue to deliver the best experiences they can, and to be more creative in what they create.”‘
We want to see a more vibrant gaming ecosystem’IGE president Paul O. O’Connor said: “The games industry is rapidly evolving and the IGE has the unique opportunity to create a new platform for game developers, gamers and game publishers to share their work and engage with their peers in a safe, professional environment.””IGE is very proud to support this new development, which also opens up new opportunities for industry members and gamers alike to have a better experience and greater exposure to their creations.”
The IGS is a voluntary association of over 250 games industry professionals and game designers from all over the world.
It is the largest gaming trade organisation in the world and its members include such major publishers as Electronic Arts, Activision, EA Sports, Activision Blizzard, Electronic Arts Publishing, Electronic Sports Publishing, Inc, The Escapist, Sony Computer Entertainment, SEGA, THQ, and Ubisoft.IGE members include companies from all sectors of the industry, including hardware, software, hardware suppliers, content, games, mobile, gaming platforms, and publishing and distribution companies.IGTA president Paul M. Hsieh said:”Game design and development is an art form, and we want all of our members to be able to express their creativity through games, not just a specific style of game design.”
“Our game designers and developers are the most creative people in the game development world, and the best way to do that is to be as open as possible about the work we do, and our methods for developing our games.”
I hope that this year’s awards will help us to further expand our industry and help our members further express their talent and creativity in a way that can create the best games and experiences for their communities.””
It is a great opportunity for us to collaborate with our members on the most important projects in the industry,” he said.
I’ve got a lot of fun with this.
We want to make sure we have a great time.”
The awards will be streamed live on the IGTA’s website.
Find out more about the IGCA here: http://www.ieta.org.uk/